The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 105 85 100
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 1.71% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 6.74% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 15
Average daily rate
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£415 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
652 534 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.82% 25.37% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 303 454
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +105.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -13 10 £325 +8.33% 12
South Yorkshire +1 2 £433 +23.57% 6
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 30 (58.82%) Web Services
2 29 (56.86%) XML
3 22 (43.14%) Java
4 16 (31.37%) .NET
4 16 (31.37%) Oracle
5 15 (29.41%) C#
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) REST
7 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.53%) Spring
7 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
7 12 (23.53%) WCF
8 11 (21.57%) JMS
9 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
9 10 (19.61%) Maven
10 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.69%) Apache Camel
11 8 (15.69%) MySQL
11 8 (15.69%) Linux
12 7 (13.73%) OOP
12 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) MVC
12 7 (13.73%) RESTful
13 6 (11.76%) CMS
13 6 (11.76%) Zend
13 6 (11.76%) HTML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) SugarCRM
3 5 (9.80%) Moodle
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.96%) Jetty
7 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Maven
2 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.96%) JMeter
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.96%) Moq
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.80%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (9.80%) CMS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (5.88%) VB Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) Web Services
2 29 (56.86%) XML
3 16 (31.37%) .NET
4 14 (27.45%) REST
5 12 (23.53%) WCF
5 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 12 (23.53%) Spring
6 11 (21.57%) JMS
7 8 (15.69%) Apache Camel
8 7 (13.73%) RESTful
9 6 (11.76%) HTML
9 6 (11.76%) CSS
10 5 (9.80%) LAMP
11 4 (7.84%) Ajax
11 4 (7.84%) XSLT
11 4 (7.84%) jQuery
12 3 (5.88%) J2EE
13 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
13 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) NHS
1 3 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.96%) Health Informatics
2 1 (1.96%) Informatics
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 7 (13.73%) OOP
2 7 (13.73%) MVC
3 6 (11.76%) OO
3 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.84%) TDD
5 3 (5.88%) UML
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Refactoring
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.96%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (1.96%) MVVM
7 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.96%) Test Management
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.96%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 6 (11.76%) PHP
7 5 (9.80%) PHP5
8 3 (5.88%) VB6
8 3 (5.88%) XPath
8 3 (5.88%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Zend
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Sun
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Capita
5 1 (1.96%) Axway